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Greenpeace: Palm oil production may trigger climate bomb

 Palm oil plantage next to rainforest
November 10, 2007
Major food companies are contributing to increased carbon emissions through the destruction of Indonesia's peat swamp forests to produce palm oil, claims a report released by Greenpeace today.

Unilever, Nestle, Cargill and ADM, as well as some leading supermarkets, are all significant users of Indonesian palm oil, alleges the Greenpeace report "How the palm oil Industry is Cooking the climate".
Companies in this Article
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is a manufacturer of frying oils, various ingredients. ADM frying oil brand names include Superb (Canola), Golden Chef (Soybean) and Superb Select Power Sun (Sunflower)
To the snack industry and for the preparation of french fries, Cargill supplies Frying Oils and a range of Ingredients, including texturizers, flavor systems and salt. Frying oil brands include Clear Valley and eLitra high oleic canola oils.